Urban Political Ecology and the Politics of Urban Metabolism
Series: Questioning Cities
The social and material production of urban nature has recently emerged as an important area in urban studies, human/environmental interactions and social studies. This has been prompted by the recognition that the material conditions that comprise urban environments are not independent from social...
Published December 22nd 2005 by Routledge
Modernity, Nature, and the City
Typically, cities and nature are perceived as geographic opposites, cities being manufactured social creations, and nature being outside of human construction. Through a historical geography of water in the modern city, Kaika shows that this is not the case. Rather, nature and the modern city are...
Published December 27th 2004 by Routledge